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Re: [PATCH] Remove compat from DEFAULT_CONFIG lookup strings
- From: Steve Ellcey <sellcey at cavium dot com>
- To: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: DJ Delorie <dj at redhat dot com>, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:50:36 -0700
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove compat from DEFAULT_CONFIG lookup strings
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On Mon, 2017-08-28 at 20:47 +0000, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Aug 2017, Steve Ellcey wrote:
> I think the documentation in the manual needs to be updated.
> Specifically, nss.texi documents the defaults for various NSS databases,
> and it needs to be made to reflect how the defaults depend on how glibc is
OK, I can update the documentation.
> Does the "nis [NOTFOUND=return] files" default in
> nsswitch.c:__nss_database_lookup need to change as well?
I think this default is still OK. The other changes I made were to
remove 'compat' entries from the list of databases to be searched
if the compat library is not built. I am not sure why we would want to
change this one. Am I missing something?